Reported Annual Crime In Lester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,407 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)295 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,113 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brandon, SD9,3500378378
Larchwood, IA1,004110788898
Canton, SD3,2182077991,006
Rock Rapids, IA2,5791309311,061
Anderson, SD2292961,4021,698
Luverne, MN4,6882071,8212,028
Valley Springs, SD7014882,3122,799
Lester, IA2992952,1132,407

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lester is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.6 daily crimes that occur in Lester.
  • Lester is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lester you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lester has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lester is 1 in 340
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lester is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lester is 1 in 42

Year Over Year Crime In Lester (per 100,000 people)

Lester police department

ItemLesterIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Freeborn, MN2993563,1263,482
Mahnomen CDP, MN2993643,1963,560
Elliston, MT2994062,9633,369
Neeses, SC2997294,7135,443
Bethany, PA2992901,6021,892
Lester, IA2992952,1132,407
Source: The Lester, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.